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EPSRC Support by Research Area (Polymer Materials) in Theme (Healthcare Technologies)

Research areas are used to describe EPSRC's portfolio of excellent long term research and high quality postgraduate training.

Grants are classified using one or more research areas. The number and value of grants listed below reflects how the theme portfolio is described by this research area.

Please note: some research areas will appear under multiple themes. There is no unique, absolute, relationship between a research area and a theme.

Grant TitlePrincipal
Investigator
OrganisationDepartmentTotal Grant
Value (£)
An Injectable Implant Providing Long-Acting Drug Delivery for the Treatment of Chronic diseaseMcDonald, Dr T OUniversity of LiverpoolChemistry 931,713
Closed loop control systems for optimisation of treatmentMorgan, Professor SPUniversity of NottinghamFaculty of Engineering 634,068
Development of a polymer-based sensing platform for the thermal detection of antimicrobial resistancePeeters, Dr MNewcastle UniversitySchool of Engineering And Advanced Mater 134,074
Engineering growth factor microenvironments - a new therapeutic paradigm for regenerative medicineSalmeron-Sanchez, Professor MUniversity of GlasgowSchool of Engineering 3,661,144
Nanostructured Polymeric Materials for HealthcareHamley, Professor IWUniversity of ReadingChemistry 1,185,824
Neuro-oncological precision nanomedicinesBattaglia, Professor GUCLChemistry 863,210
New Branched Polymers Excipients and Emulsions for Enhanced Drug DeliveryOwen, Professor AUniversity of LiverpoolInstitute of Translational Medicine 1,660,068
Next Generation Biomaterials DiscoveryAlexander, Professor MRUniversity of NottinghamSch of Pharmacy 5,365,958
Optically controlled fluid flow: enabling smart paper-based medical diagnostic devicesEason, Professor RWUniversity of SouthamptonOptoelectronics Research Centre (ORC) 438,974
Optically controlled fluid flow: enabling smart paper-based medical diagnostic devicesO'Reilly, Professor RKUniversity of BirminghamSchool of Chemistry 282,023
Peptide-mimetic hydrogels as a long-acting multipurpose drug delivery platform for combined contraception and HIV preventionLaverty, Dr GQueen's University of BelfastSch of Pharmacy 766,542
Personalised nanomedicine for cancer therapyBattaglia, Professor GUCLChemistry 1,488,629
Polymer Bioelectronics for High Resolution Implantable DevicesGreen, Dr RImperial College LondonDept of Bioengineering 1,078,948
Shape memory bone and soft tissue fixationsCoates, Professor PDUniversity of BradfordFaculty of Engineering and Informatics 904,074
Theranostic doubly crosslinked microgels: From a new materials class to an injectable load supporting medical deviceSaunders, Professor BUniversity of Manchester, TheMaterials 1,278,403
Therapy Ultrasound Network for Drug Delivery & Ablation Research (ThUNDDAR)ter Haar, Professor GRtInstitute of Cancer ResearchDivision of Radiotherapy and Imaging 675,860

Total Number of Grants: 16
Total Value of Grants: £21,349,512

The grant value may include the cost of access to facilities (these funds are not awarded to the grant holding organisation).